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Mark Lawson

Mark Lawson

    Attica Locke’s double-barrelled saga
    Attica Locke’s double-barrelled saga
    PLEASANTVILLE by Attica Locke (HarperCollins)
    Well boiled: Philip Marlowe's long hello again
    Well boiled: Philip Marlowe's long hello again
    THE BLACK-EYED BLONDE: A PHILIP MARLOWE NOVEL by Benjamin Black (Mantle).
    How to be cool: Less ?is Elmore
    How to be cool: Less ?is Elmore
    OBITUARY ELMORE LEONARD (1925 to 2013)
    Carl Hiaasen's monkey antics
    Carl Hiaasen's monkey antics
    BAD MONKEY by Carl Hiaasen
    Rankin's favourite DI is back on the beat
    Rankin's favourite DI is back on the beat
    STANDING IN ANOTHER MAN’S GRAVE by Ian Rankin (Orion)
    Son of HAL feeds on fear
    Son of HAL feeds on fear
    The Fear Index by Robert Harris (Hutchinson)
    After Freud, the camera will rule supreme
    After Freud, the camera will rule supreme
    Imagine you run the National Portrait Gallery of Britain, the United States or Australia and, during an audit of the stores, panic at lacking an...
    The documentary's last stand
    The documentary's last stand
    Is this a good time for factual film- making? It depends on your definitions of fact and film.
    Bin Laden: the everywhere and nowhere man
    Bin Laden: the everywhere and nowhere man
    One of the standard descriptions of celebrity is to say that someone has become a famous face. But what was unusual about Osama bin Laden is that...
    Villainy afoot in the Vatican
    Villainy afoot in the Vatican
    From the facetious British foreign office memo writers to prophetic novelists, the pope and Catholicism have become the evil force of choice, says...
    Existential angst gets a feel-good spin
    Existential angst gets a feel-good spin
    These are feel-bad times in Western economies, and two high-profile movies just released in the United States (due here next year) can be commended...
    Is this what Michael Jackson would have wanted?
    Is this what Michael Jackson would have wanted?
    Until this week, the stand-out detail about the director Kenny Ortega was his habit of fining cast and crew a dollar for yawning on his sets. And...